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against the former head of the imf. as randall pinkston reports, there are big questions surrounding the accuser as well. >> reporter: dominick strauss-kahn walked out of court an almost freeman. >> the defendant will be released on his own recognizance. the only restriction is the people will continue to hold his travel documents. >> reporter: the turn around came when prosecutors revealed the hotel maid lied about her whereabouts following the alleged attack. >> that investigation raised concerns about the complaining witness' credibility. >> reporter: prosecutors spelled out other inconsistencies about the accuser in a letter to strauss-kahn's defense attorney. they include lying to get into the united states from her native, guinea. her attorney insists the facts are not changed. >> the victim here made some mistakes. but that doesn't many she is not a rape victim. >> reporter: strauss-kahn's attorneys have insisted what happened in the hotel room was not a crime. his lawyers hope the multiple sex charges will be dropped. >> it is so important in this country that people, especia
. it was a big night for matt wieters. the only baltimore representative. as for the big hitter, gonzales hits this off of cliff lee. 1-0, american league. the big brewer's slugger sents it off of the top of the fence and over for the national league's lead. wieters had trouble behind the plate with brandon league pitching. he had trouble, he worked with an unfamiliar pitcher. the lost to the nl 5-1. >>> thank you, mark. and with the win, they'll get advantage with home field. >>> in a few hours, the american soccer league will play against france. game thyme, 11:30. >> thousands of people will be watching that, that's for sure. >> two more victories, world cup champions again. that's a good thing. give them a round of applause. that's huge. that's huge. isn't it like wearing purple? got to love that. there. [ cheers and applause ] what were those smock things. did that show the referees that the players were ineligible for the day? let's look at the day part. 77 degrees now, 87 at lunch and on the way to 90. 88 this evening. well, it's going to feel about 15 degrees cooler, if you count the h
, or 80. or yesterday, it was 100. so it's two degrees lower. not a big difference. easton, 102. d.c. at 103. and ocean city, at 100 degrees. that's the way it feels on your skin. >>> bernadette woods joins me now with a current look at the advisories in effect. and look toward the end of the week changes. >>> we have the heat advisory in effect for all of us earlier. western side of the bay. still in effect for the eastern shore here. but there's also an air quality alert, code orange for the baltimore region and d.c. region. that probably is going to be extended because we're still going to have high temperatures. but eventually, cooler air is coming our way. and that is coming pretty soon. later this week, notice how on the eastern part of the country, or northeastern part, there is a big dip coming. that's going to bring in much more comfortable air. we'll let you know how comfortable coming up. >>> first warning weather coverage continues live now with adam may. the dangerous heat this can be. >> well, that cooler weather bernadette has told you about, it can't come soon enoug
up today on eyewitness news tonight. >>> the other big story, a 22- year-old city man is in custody and a woman and her baby have been released from the hospital after a carjacking. we're live where the story started. mike hellgren has information on the investigation. good afternoon, mike. >> reporter: good afternoon, don and everyone. the mom had a bit of a cut on her head. she and her baby survived after jumping out of a moving car on the beltway. this is new video that wjz obtained of this man. he's under arrest for carjacking a lexus with a mom and baby inside. it happened last night. he took them on a terrifying ride. he stole the car in west baltimore. chase wound on to i-95 south and on to the beltway. white, who's from baltimore has a criminal record. he's found guilty in 2009 of marijuana position and march of this year, fined $160 for accessive speeding. during the chase, the lexus sideswiped a trooper. the trooper saw the door fly open. the mom is a 24-year-old, her baby is 20 months old. as the car sled on the beltway -- as the car slowed on the beltway, they both jumpe
government loans six years ahead of time. the automakers made a big turnaround since its government bailout two years ago. of the 12 billion chrysler borrowed from taxpayers, $11.2 billion has been fully repaid. they are now forecasting 2011 earnings of as much as a half billion dollars. the company has cut costs of the jeep chrysler and dodge brands. >>> american express has been reporting big gains in the second quarter. revenue rose by 12%, exceeding analysts' expectations >>> the talking continues in washington, where president obama has now indicated he would back a short-term plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling and present financial default. the white house is pushing for a compromise that would cut the massive budget deficit, while increasing the borrowing power. and with its final mission complete, the space shuttle atlantis has secured its place in history. but with the space program now in question, thousands of nasa employees at kennedy space center will be laid off starting tomorrow. >> that's your money watch. for all of your business headlines, log onto money watch.com. in
this kind of heat can lead to big-time problems, especially if, like, these guys, you're out working in it. but it's the elderly that are most at risk. already, a 95-year-old woman and an 81-year-old man in the city have died from heat- related complications this summer. that's why health officials are urging people to check in on their elderly neighbors frequently, with a warning that it takes time before effects of the heat can karch up with you. -- catch up with you. >> so the two, heat-related deaths we have had this summer have come after a string of code reds. so when you check on your neighbors, check on them on the day of the code red. but also check on them the day after, and the day after that. >> reporter: fatigue, heavy sweating, muscle cramps, headache, nausea, all signs doctors say the heat is taking a toll on you. city residents can come out and get free ice water. >> reporter: ice water, the key word here. doctors say it is really important if you're going to be spending any time outdoors to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. they also say it's important to take lots of frequent br
. the starter had a big game for the orioles as they took on the indians last night. he gave up three hits in seven innings of work. the orioles squeaked out a win five to six in a nail bite their went to the final inning. that win breaks a nine-game losing streak. >>> and the orioles wrap up their series with the indians this afternoon at camden yards. you can see the game live at 1:30 on wjz 13. >>> that's right. it is here, they won after nine games. i was there to see it all. >> you were there to see it all. i was right there. good game. >> we were there part of the food drive, wjz, management of the orioles collecting donations and food for the maryland food bank. it was a wonderful afternoon. folks were in a good giving mood. a lot of folks came in from all over the place. >> i liked telling them when they give how much they help. one dollar feeds two people. so double that and it's very nice. >> makes a big difference. >> we've been saying, wonder how generous the indians' fans would be, very generous and cordial. the orioles fans kept up. i had a family the millers that came up fro
water. >> reporter: and big electricity users like the university of maryland baltimore are being asked to cut down on their electricity usage. and health officials are also making door-to-door visits to the elderly. reporting live from druid hill park, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> and be sure to stay with wjz and wjz.com for the latest on the record-breaking heat. just the first warning weather forecast, 24 hours a day on our website. >>> our other big story today, president obama comes to maryland to make his case to raise the debt limit. wjz has complete coverage of the president's visit. vic carter spent the day in college park. and jessica kartalija has more from the college campus. he has the president's message as the deal creeps closer. good afternoon, vic. >> hi, kai. the president came with a lot already. he's managing wars and conflict in iraq, afghanistan, and libya. and here's at home -- here at home, he's locked into the battle every on the debt ceiling and adding to the budget. after that, he came directly to hear from voters and their concerns and how they run
, very big story today. suffocating air is moving in today. wjz found a woman on st. paul street, using an umbrella trying to keep today's heat at bay on university parkway. the high temperatures were not enough to keep work crews from making repairs. work goes on there. in northwest baltimore, you can see the heat coming off the road as temperatures climb into the 90s. and you know what? the worst of the heat is yet to come. bob turk is here with updated numbers from first warning weather. >> i think you're going to find tomorrow, much, much worse than it has been. >>> we're only at 92. yesterday, we did get up to humid 92. the dew point is way up there again at 72 degrees. when you combine those two, makes you feel like 101 degrees outside. easton just jumped up to 110. the heat index. ocean city at 92. and oakland, 83. because of these high temperatures and high dew points tomorrow, we do have an excessive heat warning. it means heat indexes tomorrow could be between 105 and once again, 110 degrees over a wide, wide area. so please, tomorrow, take it easy. you don't have to be outsid
is a balanced way to break the stalemate. >> it's an opportunity then to go ahead and think big. >> the group of bipartisan senators is proposing a package that cuts $4 trillion from the deficit. the plan also reduces federal programs like medicare and medicaid. it shrinks the tax code to three categories, limits some tax deductions and could bring changes changes to social security payments. >> let's actually take this moment and see if we can rally around something that can tumly move forward. >> if we can help in the debt ceiling debate by producing this product. >> the game has drawn support from both parties, but it's too complex for congress to pass before august 2nd deadline. >> the white house spokesman indicated that the president would sign off on a short-deal term, but only if it wraps up on a big deal both sides can live with. but any compromise would be a tough sell to some republicans. >> and the only clear path to raise the debt ceiling that has passed either house of congress, is the cut, cap and balance act. >> reporter: lawmakers have less than two weeks to find common groun
eat these get peanuts until we hit the big brake -- break. almost 40 grand worth provided protection to a dealer nicknamed vent. he told her, i mean, the officer shouldn't give a blank because i'm on your side. that's a lot of cash. >> we just can't give corps deer to -- corridor to corruption. we will exhaust every means and every resource to eliminating it from our ranks. >> king kong ain't got nothing on me. >> reporter: red says his favorite movie is -- where denzel washington thinks he's above the law. the police say red is not. police arrested 4 other people in connection with this heroin ring. they are all from the baltimore area. at police headquarters. >>> city police contacted the fbi when they first got tipped to the corruption. officer red will be in court friday morning. he could face life in prison. >>> the case sent chills through the community. a swim club president nailed for child pornography. now he's headed to prison. he pleaded guilty. the former ceo of pa toneia park pool. last month authorities tracked pictures to his home computer. he must register as a sex of
eyewitness news at 4:00. a big change. what mcdonald's has taken out of its happy meals and putting in instead. >>> suspect in court. two men charged in the severe beating of a san francisco giants fan may have let their anger out on at least three other fans. >>> i'm ron matz. at webber's cider, it's buy local week in maryland. it's healthy and delicious. the story coming up on wjz's eyewitness news. >>> it is blue skies, as far as the eye can see. and low humidity. not bad. stick around. bern's updated first warning weather forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the famous chilean miners rescued. one struck a deal to produce a movie about a collapse of a mine last year. and the rescue efforts that captivated the world. trapped miners spent more than two months underground. shooting for the film is scheduled to start in 2012. >>> an elderly stroke victim is filing a lawsuit against the dallas police department. diane irons was arrested in may for public intoxication. police say she was slurring her speech. but when her son tried to tell them she was a stroke victim and not
rice is being sent back. >>> a big boost for baltimore's economy. thousands of anacom fans are in town. wjz is live at the inner harbor, i hope i'm saying that right. pam warren says it's the colorful convention on the city. >> reporter: it's odocom that's right. all over baltimore county heads are turning and money is changing hands. it's hard to tell who's more excited the conventioneers or the baltimoreans behind the county. >> they spend well. >> a lot of money. most of my summer paycheck goes there. >> they shop at the harbor, they eat at the restaurant, they buy goods at the various shops. they generally like to bring something back home from baltimore. >> reporter: odocom's website boasted since 1989 they've taken over a sizable chunk of baltimore's inner harbor for a three day festival. last year 30,000 people attended and as statistics show. odocom has turned over a sizable amount of money in return. an average of $15 million a year. which means filling 4,600 hotel rooms in baltimore and the surrounding area. >> it's one of our biggest weekends in the year. >> any problems so
the officer's gun but fragments hit his hip. >> it's such a big gun. it could have wiped us all out. >> reporter: police say jordan lives near the scene but he was not linked to the original call for help. that he simply saw the scene as an opportunity. >> reporter: he elected to fire shots. what we know for certain is that he was incredibly mad at the police department. >> reporter: jordan's exgirlfriend tells wjz he's in the u.s. army and that he recently returned to baltimore. police tracked him down at home thursday after the tip came from the neighborhood. they found pieces of the dismantled rifle in his car and house. >> reporter: live at police head headquarters. >>> the officer involved was treated and recented. >>> a high school basketball star was killed in an accident. shot in the chest yesterday in brooklyn. police believe he and appear friend had about -- and a friend had been playing with a gun. >>> a baltimore journalist missing in libya has been spotted. he may be inside a prison hundreds of miles from where he disappeared. more developments and the search for matthe
by baltimore companies. ask candy. and said other big baltimore -- the other big baltimore connection. is that driver. >> just sinking to me. you said, 160 miles an hour. >> that's right. >> 160? >> 160. >> don't tell jabari that mark is going to drive number 68. he still thinks he is. >> i want to see me drive. >> the indy cars for the big race, they're racing on sunday. this is one of the support series. their big race is going to be on saturday, labor day. at the inner harbor, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. back to you in the inner hill. >> they run from $2800 each. >> i want one of those cars. >>> baltimore and the orioles are teaming up. we need your help. during this weekend's stand, take nonperishable foods. the wjz family will collect your donations at the gate. friday, you can meet don, adam, ron, and andrea. saturday, you can meet vic, me, bob, mark, gigi, tim and pat. and sunday, you can meet denise, mary, jeff, stan and mike hellgren. all part of wjz's continuing community commitment. >>> and here's one of the stories we're working on. >>> i'mandy clark -- i'm andy clark
on the fast track. getting such a big and complex deal done in time to beat the august 2 deadline might not be possible, but in the meantime, there is still short-term deal in the works to avoid default. >> still had some of the major welcome some baltimore city students after their trip to china. plus, >> ability to smile seems like a small thing, that is unless you cannot do it. coming up, a life-changing surgery. >> >> the mayor welcome told a group of students just returning from china. the students represented baltimore city the visit was made possible thanks to local sponsorships. >> tonight's medical alert, what if there ways to detect alzheimer's disease 20 years before memory problems developed? according to a new study, this may soon be possible. researchers are planning clinical trials and some data has suggested changes in those markers could be found years before memory loss occurred. that study will focus on people with to genetic mutations for the disease but have not developed any symptoms yet. the teenager born with paralysis on the right side of her face is hoping her
outside in the downtown area. there is a cold front in the area. it will not bring any big changes in the temperatures. it will hold off the extreme heat from coming from the midwest. some areas of rain into the western part of the state. that may slow people down if they head out early this morning. we will have scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. >> thank you. police in florida believe a teenager killed his parents with a hammer. the teenager faces two counts of first-degree murder. police were called to the home sunday morning when they found the bodies along with a bloody hammer locked in their bedroom. investigators believe the younger boy killed his parents then hosted a party with dozens of teenagers the same night. >> u.s. and a million spill -- there was an ammonia spill in nebraska. crews began dousing the ammonia with water. another huge dust storm in arizona. video shows what it was like as it rolled into the phoenix area. visibility cause problems for drivers. the thick cloud nearly blocked out the sun is in turmoil. this is the second time this month a large dust
for me and the rest for you. he replies, we always see little peanuts until we hit the big bricks. >> reporter: officers say he was going to get a shipment of heroin. almost $40,000 worth, and offered protection to a dealer. he said, i mean, the officers shouldn't give a blank because i'm on yalcy all's side. that's a lot of cash. >> we can't give corner to corruption. we can't. and we won't. and we will exhaust every means and every resource. to eliminating it faour ranks. >> police, king kong ain't got nothing on me. >> reporter: on facebook, officer redd says his favorite movie is training day, where denzel plays a crooked officer, who thinks he's above the law. but redd now faces life in prison. >> reporter: and federal authorities arrested four other people and charged them in connection with this case. they are all from the baltimore area. reporting live at city police headquarters, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. city police contacted the fbi when they first got tipped to the corruption. officer red will be in court friday morning. >>> a federal judg
end from 1963 to 1971 and was a big part of their 1971 super bowl win. off the field, mackey was the first president of the nfl players association. wjz spoke with sylvia mackey earlier today, about the loss of her husband. >> i'm doing well, thank you. because -- it's not like all of a sudden, he was killed or something was unexpected. i understood the disease. i knew the direction that it was going in. >> you just hope that it takes longer than it does. and he did outlive the average. the average after diagnosis is 7 to 10 years. he was just hitting the end of the 10th year. >> now, sylvia mackey's concern about her husband's condition is responsible for an ongoing study on the long-term effects of concussions on nfl players. >> john mackey was 69 years old. funeral plans are still being finalized. wjz will have more on his passing coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> despite searching through the night, police have still not found that man armed with a gun and a hammer who attacked a speed camera on the beltway. >> reporter: police have now updated the description of the man th
, a little better than today. near 90. -- will still be rather hot later today. big difference in the low to mid-60s. >> wow. wonderful, bob. >>> wjz and masn and the orioles are teaming up to feed the hungry. and we need your help. during the home stand against the cleveland indians. we are asking you to take nonperishables. the wjz family will collect your donations at the gate. you can make cash donations as well. friday, if you're there, you can meet don, adam, ron, andrea. saturday, meet vic, kai, bob, mark, gigi, tim and pat. and sunday, you can meet mary, jeff, stan -- jess, weijia, stan and me. all part of wjz's continuing community commitment. >> we like getting the cash. they can do a lot with the cash. >> that's right. we don't take the cash. we just like to hear it clink. >> absolutely. >>> still to come on wjz eyewitness news. >> i'm alex alex demetrick coming up. a small improvement here, a small improvement there, it's adding up to a healthier bay. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> steroids scandal. getting closer to opening statements in the roger clemens trial.
hours. >> another big challenge for rescue workers. the heat, with temperatures pushing about 100 degrees. recovery workers could only work about 15 minutes of every hour. fortunately, none of those recovery workers were injured here. i'm meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> the body is at the medical examiner's office to determine the final cause and manner of death. >>> an investigation is under way in harford county, after a 14-year-old girl is struck and killed by a car. heather greer was struck. -- trying cocross the-- to cross the road when she was hit. greer died. landicer was not hurt. >>> nearly killed while helping a disabled motorist. city police officer rigby joined a group of students today at zion a.m.e. church. officer rigby is using a walker and still recovering from her injuries. she threw a pizza party for the church's youth camp for sending a get well card to her. good to see officer rigby. >>> more bad news for former astronaut from maryland. lisa nowak is being kicked out of the navy. she was banished from nasa after a bizarre confrontation with a romanti
'll be laid next to her husband in michigan. >>> a big set back for the economy. june's unemployment rate was the highest it's been all year. companies added 18,000 jobs last month. so far, that was below what was predicted. lawmakers are trying to reach an agreement to raise the debt limit. republicans and democrats are fighting hard against parts of president obama's plans. the president wants to slash $4 trillion in spending and close tax lupe holes. >>> everyone, democrats and republican go out and say, no, i didn't get it all and yes, i had to accept things i didn't want. look at what we did. >> reporter: president obama called both sides of the white house for a meeting tomorrow. the nation could default on debt for the first time ever. >> the astronauts on board the shuttle atlantis are spending their morning in space. atlantis blasted into space for the final time yesterday. as alex demetrick explains, it was emotional for some in maryland. >> reporter: while four astronauts settled into the space shuttle atlantis, hundreds of nasa employees settled in to watch. mike has spent thr
doors of the legendary human show scattered. a big mess made of david letterman's home away from home. garbage stands and ropes overturned. a ground floor office trashed. >> just can't imagine why anyone would do that. >> called -- someone called 911. >> police say 22-year-old james whitmore who lives in this building is charged with burglary and criminal mischief. whitmore's roommate had very little to say about the incident. >> it's definitely a surprise, but we don't want to talk about it. >> reporter: before this, a worker says, there never seemed to be a need for around-the- clock security out front. >> it's crazy. it's never happened before. i don't know why somebody should do something like that. >> here's david letterman! >> reporter: lucky for letterman, the doors for the studio and set for his show were padlocked. worldwide pants released a statement, the late show set was not accessed. and it will be taping as usual tomorrow. the show was once home to the edsullivan show. the late show with ed sullivan has been here since 1993. after an incident that is sure to give letterm
dismantling a rifle. neighbors were terrified. >> it's a big gun. it wiped us all out. the witness told the police, he said to her, is it bad that i don't feel anything? >> reporter: the witness said that he talked about wanting to shoot someone for months. >> it's a miracle that the officer wasn't seriously injured. >> reporter: tonight, the shooter faces several charges. wjz dug into jordan's background. he served two years at fort riley before honorably discharged. he worked here as a security guard for the past month. he received a psychological treatment this year. he had three suicide attempts, including this month. he'll be behind bars until trial. >>> and jordan faces 11 different charges all together. >>> a presidential story -- the historical society of pennsylvania says that barry landowel took a letter signed by george washington. he and others are accused of taking several items. >>> the ravens could be practicing next week, but training camp can't start until there's an agreement. the players agreed last night, but the agreement isn't ratified. they're going over it and fi
this weekend. never feel the annual convention is here and the japanese animations convention means a big boost for the local economy. >> reporter: it is hard to tell who is more excited, the conventioners. >> this is a grit place. go baltimore. >> reporter: or behind the counter. >> it has been well. >> oh, a lot of money. a lot of money my. >> they flock to the inner harbor. they eat at the restaurant and buy goods at the shops. they like to bring something back home from baltimore. >> reporter: the website boosts that since 1999, they have taken over a sizable chunk of the inner harbor for a three day festival. last year, 30,000 people attended. they have hand over a sizable chunk of money in return. average of $15 million a year, including filling 4600 hotel rooms in the surrounding area. >> one oour busiest day of the year. >> reporter: whether it is soft drinks, food, or the security guards. they love baltimore. >> if i would have to choose the best vacation. this is it every year. >> reporter: and baltimore loves it right back. >> this is special. it create as puz around the city.
peanuts until we hit the big brick. prosecutors say redd got one of his biggest shipments in what he believes what -- was a secret meeting at outside the exxon at cold spring lane and falls road. the dealer was afraid she would get stopped. he told her give a áááá ll side. a lot of cash. you gotta make sure some áááááá on that. >> we can't give quarter to corruption. >> at city police headquarters, mering mersk -- wjz mike hellgren. >>> the unnamed employee padded his or her electronic time sheet to get overpayments. >>> developers have a little more time to get in the mix for a slot parlor. the city decided to push it back after the mayoral primary. that comes after mayor stephanie rawlings-blake decided to use revenue to reduce property taxes. >>> hair pollution is on -- air pollution is on the rise in maryland. it's ranked fifth worst from coal powered plants. leaders say it's misloading because 70% comes from out of state power plants. >>> the los angeles dodgers is squaring off in a bankrupt court. the league is challenging an offer made to the team by a third party pr
's going to be such a big school year. your kids will each take care of our class hamsters, lewis & clark. then i'll tell them the story of pluto, the sad little planet that was. i'll introduce them to some new friends, the fractions, and some cold blooded ones, the dinosaurs. [sfx: dinosaur growl] clark! anyway, here's what they'll need: markers, scissors, crayons, pencils, folders, juice boxes, pretzel sticks, glue sticks, tape that sticks, and glitter. so much glitter. >>> mark is here with our wjz fan sports report. it was awfully hot at the stadium. >> it was. and that's what they needed was that to get the minds off of it. baltimore sports fans are looking forward to the ravens starting camp soon. meantime there's hope that the orioles can keep fans interested. 104degrees game time, hottest in camden yards in 12 years. a bullpen missed to cool the relievers. o's starting pitcher simon throwing heat. allows just two run, that's two good starts in a row for simon. luke scott off the disabled list but he's probably going back. more pain in his shoulder after this strike out. irvin sant
other players signed to contracts. obviously, practice is a big part of an nfl season. and the nfl practice protocol is changing league wide because of the new collective bargaining agreement. the players bargained for and got fewer practices and restrictions on how often they will have contact in practices, all designed to protect their health. and they know the new rules will not be popular with everybody. >> a lot of coaches aren't happy with the rules changes, but it's something that we thought was important to do to protect our players, especially with all of the new information we've gotten about head injuries and things like that. and not only for us. i think it sets an example for college, high school, and youth players, about the significance of taking care of your players and protecting your guys, especially during practice. >> reporter: soit will be a kinder and more gentle nfl when they do get practices going. it will not be as planned. it will be friday morning, here in owings mills. an 8:30 start to season. joe flacco is behind me now. he is scheduled to meet with us
. >> no matter what age you are, doctors say this kind of heat can lead to big-time problems, especially if you're out working in it. but it's the elderly that are mostly at risk. already an 85-year-old woman and an elderly man have died from heat complications this summer. that's why officials are urging people to check in on their elderly regularly. >> the two heat-related deaths we've had so far this summer have come a few days after a string of code reds. so when you check on your neighbors, check on them, the day of the code red. but also check on them the day after and the day after that. >> reporter: fatigue, heavy sweating, muscle cramps, headaches, nausea. all signs doctors say the heat is taking its toll on you. baltimore city is opening its cooling centers, where city residents can come in to chill out and get the air conditioning and ice water. >> reporter: and ice water really should be your buzz words in this type of severe heat. doctors say you need to hydrate yourself plenty. make sure if you're outside, you're taking plenty of breaks to try to stay in the shade as much as possi
like this made number 14, marcus harvel, a basketball star. but off the court, he was known for his big smile and outgoing personality. >> he was a very, very remarkable young man. he was motivated. he was motivated. >> reporter: marcus's aunt corin said he had big dreams. but that was taken away after marcus was shot in the chest and killed at this complex. >> the family is very sad. it's a little unreal. >> reporter: investigators say they're looking into the possibility that marcus and a friend were playing with a gun. so far, no charges have been filed. >> they believe it was an accident. but again, right now, the investigation is still ongoing. >> reporter: it just sounds like there's a lot of questions. >> reporter: cliff reese, marcus marcus's aau corch, comes to offer support at the home. >> i've known marcus since march. and i just fell in love with the kid the first time i met him. >> reporter: grief over marcus's death has been widespread. >> reporter: friends, fellow classmates and teammates quickly showed an outpouring of support for harvel, after news broke that he had bee
.com. but again, our record of 105 at bwi marshall airport. >>> today's other big story, president obama makes a visit to maryland. vic carter spent the day in college park, and is closely monitoring the talks on the debt and deficit. jessica kartalija covers the excitement of the visit. vic? >> reporter: well, i kai, president obama came here to maryland with a lot on his plate. he's managing wars in iraq, afghanistan and libya. and he's engaged in another battle over the debt. add to that, people came here to discuss their concerns about how they conduct their daily lives. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. >> reporter: mr. obama received a warm welcome here at richie coliseum, acknowledging that each the president is affected by the heat. >> i see there are some folks wearing shorts. my team said i shouldn't wear shorts. my legs weren't good enough to wear shorts. [ laughter ] >> but they talked about the financial crisis looming over the country. >> it's the first thing i wake up and think about in the morning. and the last
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a big matza ball. >> well, here i am. >> oh, you got it. >> you're a "matza" ball. >> well, that's all i can say. >> reporter: have a great weekend, we'll see you in fells point. it's a manic friday. see ya. >>> ron matza ball. >> that's classic. >> we're minutes away on wjz. take a look. >> reporter: i'm mike schuh, this is nick. why is he in a shark cage in this is his office. we'll show you his work when we continue. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> bandage is looking -- wjz is looking for the best blog or nominate your own. the blog with the most votes wins a 50-dollar gift card to amazon. go to wjz.com for the details. >>> shark week is the longest running event on cable tv. it will feature the work of a baltimore photographer. mike schuh takes us underthe sea. >> reporter: it's called jaws comes home. it's the work of nick from national geographic and discovery channel. he's among the world's best underwater photographers. he's nearly died from shark bites and now, he's sharing his story >> there's a wall of flesh -- >> reporter: he's talking about the three months he spent filming near th
. we'll see you later. give yourselves a big hand. we need a seven second delay with the one little guy. >> well, he was the momma mia friend. >> welk your ship has come in, well, maybe going out. ,,,,,,,,, at progressive, you can bundle your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. >> reporter: coming up, we'll have the latest on casey anthony. >> reporter: i'm andrea fujii, live outside of the social security building. raising the debt ceiling. if no agreement is reached, there could be major consequences in maryland. >>> we have new information on the accident on 50 eastbound. details on that one and the other two we're following in a few. >>> we have a very warm week shaping up. we'll talk about how hot it gets in the forecast. >> actress poppy montgomery is coming out with a new show. first, she's playing the creator of j.k. rowling in a lifetime movie. we'll have more on today's come here! somebody help! [ nail gun firing ] [ nails ricocheting ] [ paint splashes ] my hero! anyone can be a hero with t
in healthwatch. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> a big step forward in the obama's push for embryonic stem cell research. they blocked should from moving forward. a lawsuit claims research violated the ban. the obama administration argued the embryos were privately harvested so the ban doesn't apply. >>> a new billboard is turning heads in indianapolis. it compares hot dogs to cigarettes. warnings, hot dogs can wreck your health. the sign comes from the committee. the billboard is an effort to get consumers away from processed meat. doctors say processed meat can cause cancers. they recommend veggie dogs over traditional hot dogs. >>> calorie listings on restaurant menus may actually help you eat healthier meals. one in six fast food customers has bought lower calorie meals since the introduction of nutrition labeling in the u.s. researchers polled more than 15,000 customers at fast food chains in new york, where calorie counts are required by law. >>> easing concerns about mobile phone use and radiation. they do not increase the risk of cancer risk in children and teens. >>> like most of her friends, 1
traffic. >> reporter: richie highway is a big and busy road. and cara's family and friends say they want more police presence here to help people cross the street. especially while the carnival is attracting hundreds every night. >> reporter: somebody needs to do something. i'm all about carnivals. it just needs to be handled better. >> reporter: and anne arundel county police say there is an officer at the early heights intersection now. reminding walkers to be careful when they cross that street to go over to the carnival. denise, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, gigi. >> reporter: police say there is also a sign near the carnival, alerting drivers of the carnival and people crossing the street. >>> good news for fans ever phillips seafood. alex demetrick reports, it turns out, phillips is just moving down the block. >> reporter: for 30 years, phillips has been serving up meals and memories at the light street inner harbor, when the family announced they were shutting the restaurant down in september, it stunned regulars. >> that's shocking to me. >> yeah, very sad. >> w
. >> reporter: marcus's aunt said he had big dreams but all of that was taken away wednesday afternoon, after marcus was shot in the chest and killed inside this brooklyn home complex. >> it's a little unreal. >> reporter: investigators say they're looking into the possibility that marcus and a friend were playing with a gun. so far, no charges have been filed. >> they believe in abstinence. but again, right now, the investigation is still ongoing. >> it sounds like there were a lot of questions. >> cliff came to offer support to marcus's family at their home. >> i fell in love with the kid the first time i met him. >> reporter: grief over marcus's death has been widespread. >> friends and teammates quickly showed support after he was killed. >> reporter: a facebook page is now set up for friends to mourn. they're still trying to understand how this shining star was taken away so quickly. >> this is really senseless. >> reporter: police say they're still waiting to hear from the state attorney's office to find out if any charges will be filed in this case. vic? >> reporter: monique, thank you
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